Month: May 2019

DIY Fantasy and Sci-Fi Soundtracks: 5 Pieces to get you started

A film’s soundtrack can be one of the most powerful aspects of the movie-going experience, but what about the movies we play in our heads while writing or reading? If you ask authors about their writing routines, many will say they write to music. My urban fantasy gets a pop music soundtrack. My steampunk? Classical…
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Which Witch? Why we love both versions of Sabrina The Teenage Witch

  Season 2 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropped on Netflix last month and I, for one, was excited. You see, children of the nineties like myself, knew the character of Sabrina Spellman as portrayed by Melissa Joan Hart very well. Sabrina was a zany teenage girl. A half-mortal, half-witch who spends her time…
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Bookstagram Tips and Tricks

Social media can be hard to crack, and one of the platforms I’ve seen authors and bloggers struggle to get the most traction on is Instagram! While I’m no expert, I have been seeing a steady uptick of followers, likes, and comments on my accounts. My personal Instagram just reached 5,025 followers! I also run…
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The Road So Far Book Tag With Missy DeGraff

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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Meet The Rogues — Bill Hargenrader

Author Bill Hargenrader Tell us a little about yourself. Hi there! My name is Bill Hargenrader, and I love writing stories that thrill and inspire often with a dark or humorous twist. I write in the Sci-Fi genre with elements of thrillers and epic quests weaved throughout. I essentially write what I like to read……
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5 Fantasy Headcanons You’ll Want To Adopt ASAP!

  Ah, headcanons…there’s nothing more satisfying than finding the perfect one for your fandom, for your OTP, or to explain a plothole that’s been niggling at you from the recesses of your mind. Not familiar with headcanons? Here’s how Urban Dictionary defines the term. So, without further ado, let’s introduce you to five Fantasy headcanons…
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Dear Evan Hansen, You Need a Tribe

  In this age of hyperconnectivity, some people feel more alone than ever. I had an interesting pair of experiences a couple of weeks ago that reminded me how important it is to connect. And how hard it can be. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those, “the internet is bad, get off my lawn”…
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Writing Strong Women In Historically-Based Fiction

  What do you do when your assassin is supposed to sneak across the rooftops wearing a corset, a bustle, and high heeled boots? Setting stories in historical (or historical-like) settings opens the door to any number of head-scratching issues, and wardrobing is just the start. Since I’m a history nerd, I want to understand…
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Game of Thrones Book Tag With C.L. Cannon

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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Meet The Rogues — Suzanne Hagelin

Author Suzanne Hagelin Tell us a little about yourself. I live in the Pacific Northwest, where I run an indie publishing company with a small group of authors. My books are mostly hard science fiction focusing on the subgenre of AI with hints of genetic engineering, conspiracy, and world domination. I have published two books…
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